Liberty Specialty Markets, a member of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has announced the promotion of Emmanuel Silvestre to deputy general manager of its French operation.
Silvestre will retain his responsibilities as continental Europe underwriting manager for financial lines and will report to Richard Deguettes, general manager for France.
In a recent press release Liberty says that the role is dedicated to non-financial institutions and supports Liberty’s European growth plan. It also promotes the development of new products with dedicated services, the visibility of Liberty’s offering in Continental Europe, and the matrix management of teams within each of the business’ branches.
He joined the business in 2004 when Liberty Specialty Markets opened its Paris Branch. He developed all business lines related to the financial risks department, including directors officers, crime, cyber, and kidnap and ransom.
Deguettes, general manager for France said: “Financial Lines have spearheaded our development in France and enabled us to achieve a level of expertise and experience welcomed by our brokers and clients. Emmanuel’s promotion strengthens our senior management team at a key moment in our growth. Our product innovation capabilities and constant search for the best possible quality of service will allow us to improve customer satisfaction across all product lines.”